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Places to Enjoy Most Delicious Chicken Pho in Hanoi

January 20, 2021 - 413 views

It is the culinary arts that are both sophisticated and diverse, which has contributed to Hanoi chicken pho becoming a dish that captivates diners everywhere.

Vietnam is a country associated with wet rice civilization, so the people of the country have used many different forms to process rice into everyday foods such as rice, sticky rice, porridge, and rice noodles (from rice flour). In particular, noodle cakes are dishes created from rice flour in the early twentieth century.

Hanoi Chicken Pho

Pho Ga - Hanoi chicken Pho

The story of Hanoi Chicken Pho

Pho originated in Northern Vietnam, invading Central and South in the mid-1950s after the failure of France in Indochina and Vietnam was divided into two regions. Vietnamese in the north who migrated to the south in 1954 carrying pho and pho began to have differences.

Around the 50s of the last century, the concept of chicken pho just appeared by chance (there are also documents saying chicken pho appeared earlier, since 1939). Chicken pho has advantages that beef noodle soup cannot have. Chicken broth is always sweeter and tastier than beef broth.

Chicken Pho in Hanoi

Chicken Pho in Hanoi

Chicken Pho restaurants to try in Hanoi

Chicken pho with delicious broth, sweet bars and crispy skin pieces always has its place in the hearts of pho lovers.

Pho Ga - Hanoi Chicken Pho

Pho Ga - Hanoi Chicken Pho

1. Pho Ban - Ton Duc Thang

Pho Ban, named after the shop owner, has long become a famous address in Hanoi with a different brand of chicken pho compared to other pho shops. Located on a busy street full of traffic, but it will be hard to ignore this noodle because the storefront is very wide, there is always a stall displaying lots of chickens with light yellow skin waiting to put in each bowl of pho.

  • Address: No 172 Ton Duc Thang Str, Dong Da District, Hanoi
  • Price: around 40,000 VND/bowl

Pho Ban - Ton Duc Thang

Pho Ban - Ton Duc Thang

2. Pho Ha - Hang Hom

Hang Hom Street has quite a lot of chicken noodle shops, but the most complimented one is the Ha Pho restaurant in the middle of the street with the "identity" that is always crowded. The scale of the bar is just a big table full of boiled chicken with yellow; a glass cupboard containing chicken was classified separately into thighs, wings the stove was always red, and some simple plastic tables and chairs.

  • Address: No 15 Hang Hom Str
  • Price: 30,000 - 50,000 VND/bowl

Pho Ha - Hang Hom - Hanoi Chicken Pho

Pho Ha - Hang Hom

3. Hang Dieu Chicken Pho

The broth here is characterized by a pure, bright, sweet taste. When eating, you should combine with scallions, add lemon leaves, and you will have a bowl of pho is delicious. Located in the central area, the service of this store is quite excellent, so usually, only around 1:00 pm the restaurant is out of stock, not sold all day like other stores.

Because Pho here is very delicious, reasonable price (30,000 VND/bowl), the number of customers visiting here is quite crowded. Because in the middle of the central area, the old town, the restaurant is a bit tight, guests may have to sit on the sidewalk, and the parking space is quite cramped.

  • Address: No 1 Hang Dieu Str
  • Price: 30,000 VND/bowl

Hang Dieu Chicken Pho

Hang Dieu Chicken Pho

Coming to Hanoi and only knowing that there is beef noodle soup but not enjoying chicken pho is such a big regret. Those who haven't eaten should try it out. Join our Hanoi food tour to have a taste of Vietnamese flavors in the North. Have a nice trip.

Vana Pham 

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